Edmonton police investigating the discovery of a deceased man in an apartment suite as a homicide

Edmonton police were dispatched to an apartment suite in the area of 107 Avenue and 116 Street on May 9th at approximately 10:45 pm. Police arrived to find a deceased male in the suite.

EPS Homicide Section has taken carriage of the investigation due to the circumstances surrounding the death. An autopsy was scheduled to take place on May 12th to determine the cause and manner of death of the deceased. 

No arrests have been make at this time. More information wil be added as it becomes available.

Update May 19th
Police have identified the victim as Mohamed Amin Hassan Jama, 34. Investigators said while injuries are suspicious in nature, further medical testing is required to determine the cause of death. Homicide continues to investigate the death as suspicious.

Anyone who may have spoken to Jama in the days leading up to his death, or has information in relation to his death, to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.